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Motor Trade Radio is a weekly podcast, powered by MOTORS, focused on the needs of today’s franchised and independent car dealerships, as well as suppliers and OEMs. Available to stream wherever you are, it presents a blend of industry headlines, interviews, expert opinion, top tips and entertainment wrapped up in a chat-show style platform. Join co-hosts Philip Nothard and Curtis Hutchinson for #AllTheChatterThatMatters

May 6, 2017

On this Saturday’s episode of, Philip Nothard and Derek Blair discuss the latest headlines from, and Philip reports on the success of COX Automotive debut Summit at the Ricoh Arena. Whilst Dealers are reporting a year-on-year decline in physical footfall in April according to a survey from cap hpi.

They also put some context around the headline ‘’ New car registrations plummeted -19.8% to 152,076 units in April as buyers brought forward purchases ahead of the switch to new VED rates, which came into force on 1 April 2017’’. In another news, Marshall Motor Holdings has been named by Great Place to Work as one of the UK’s Best Workplaces in its annual Best Workplaces ranking. And finally, ‘are’ Amazon looking at launching Amazon Vehicles in the UK less than a year after its debut in the US? Links